Pietro Aretino & Michelangelo/2

In Rome Pietro Aretino was so hated by one of the victims of his pen, Bishop Giberti, that this even tried to kill him.One night, while he was on his way home from a party, he was stabbed twice by a masked assassin hired by Giberti. Although he was almost on the verge of death,… Read More Pietro Aretino & Michelangelo/2

Acrostico 🔤

🄻 🄸 🄱 🄴 🅁 🅃 🄰 Questa settimana Eletta Senso ha proposto un acrostico sulla parola Liberazione, che io ho adattato mutandola semplicemente in Libertà.Ecco la mia proposta. La nostra esistenza cheInesorabilmente procedeBrancolando traErrori e soprusiRiuscirà a progredire soloTramite un’adesione di tuttiAl grande obiettivo della libertà Se volete giocare, aggiungete i vostri testi nei… Read More Acrostico 🔤

Pietro Aretino /3c

➡️Part 1➡️Part 2➡️Part 3a➡️Part 3b Pietro Aretino & His Sonnets When the papacy banned this second edition of “I modi” and destroyed every copy they could find, Pietro Aretino went to Venice, where he spent the rest of his life, while Raimondi, the engraved, managed to escape a second imprisonment, but was financially ruined. It… Read More Pietro Aretino /3c

Pietro Aretino /3b

➡️Part 1➡️Part 2➡️Part 3a Pietro Aretino, Giulio Romano & Marcantonio Raimondi (second part) While engraver Marcantonio Raimondi was imprisoned by the Pope for printing those erotic drawings of sexual positions known as “I Modi (The Ways/The Positions),” or “The Sixteen Pleasures”, Giulio Romano, the source of the original sketches remained untouched because he had produced… Read More Pietro Aretino /3b


YouTube was launched in February 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim, three PayPal employees, eager to set up a new site that would allow people to quickly upload a video and share it with the world.Under the slogan “Broadcast yourself”, the American online video sharing and social media platform made its debut… Read More YouTube

Pietro Aretino/2

Pietro Aretino (see here) was the prototype of the professional author, able to gain fame and wealth through publication. Celebrated throughout Europe in his time, he was an expert and innovative writer, who exerted a significant influence on sixteenth-century Italian art and politics.His literary attacks on the powerful were daring and insolent, and his fiery… Read More Pietro Aretino/2